Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Did You Know?

From Pam at the Circulation Desk

We have DVDs and Books on Disc!

Film Showing: 'Smoke'

Starring William Hurt, Harvey Keitel and Forest Whitaker

If you missed the 1995 film Smoke, you are in for a treat. An extraordinary cast and a wonderful story are in store for you.

'A History of the Wife'

History Book Club selection for June 11 meeting

"How did marriage, considered a religious duty in medieval Europe, become a venue for personal fulfillment in contemporary America? How did the notion of romantic love, a novelty in the Middle Ages, become a prerequisite for marriage today? And, if the original purpose of marriage was procreation, what exactly is the purpose of marriage for women now?

'The Time Traveler's Wife'

Don't miss the romantic drama The Time Traveler's Wife, starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams.It's about a Chicago librarian with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage. 

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

Thailand highlighted this month

Did you know that these people all have Thai heritage?Tiger Woods (his middle name, Tont, is a traditional Thai name)Johnny Damon (pro baseball player, he also played for the Thailand national baseball team)Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (the first member of the US Congress to be born in Thailand)During the month of May, we have a large selection of books relating to Thailand on display.  You may check them all out, too!  They cover a wide variety of topics.  Come by and see them today!

‘Say You’re Sorry' by Michael Robotham

May Mystery Book Club

May's Mystery Book Club selection is Say You’re Sorry by Michael Robotham.

‘Henry and Clara’ by Thomas Mallon

May Chevy Chase Library Book Club

May’s Chevy Chase Library Book Club selection is Henry and Clara by Thomas Mallon. 

Read! Build! Play!

DUPLO Playtime, Fridays in May

Come join us every Friday in May from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. for DUPLO playtime!PLAY is one of the five activities identified as important to building early literacy skills by the Association of Library Services to Children. Through play, children can strengthen their imagination, creativity, storytelling and narrative skills, and fine motor skills -- all elements that are crucial to becoming strong readers and writers!

Jonathan Yardley to meet with History Book CLub

Tuesday, May 14 at 1 p.m.

The Chevy Chase Branch Library's History Book Club will have the pleasure of discussing Jonathan Yardley's book Second Reading with the author himself, Jonathan Yardley.

Marvelous Movie Mondays!

Free film showings most Mondays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

This spring we have a great series of free film showings for you!  We show films at on Mondays at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.  The same film is shown at each time.Our Monday films are geared toward a mature audience, and many are rated R.  All films are shown with subtitles or captions for the hearing impaired.This Spring's schedule is:

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